Light Street Branch

The front of the Light Street Branch

Located in the heart of Federal Hill just blocks from the Cross Street Market, the Light Street Branch serves South Baltimore communities including Federal Hill, Locust Point, Otterbein, and Sharp-Leadenhall.

Upcoming Events at Light Street Branch

  • Wed, Jul 27, 10:15 a.m.
    Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, rhythm, and movement with singer-songwriter Sue Trainor.
  • Thu, Jul 28, 6:30 p.m.
    Test your trivia prowess against Light Street librarians.
  • Sat, Jul 30, 10:00 a.m.
    Adult AND Youth (9-17) categories. Entries must be submitted between July 30th & August 6th. Prizes will…
  • Sat, Aug 6, 3:00 p.m.
    Former Pratt librarian & musician Bob Burke plays tunes from three decades of classic rock.

Features and Services

  • Public computers with Internet access.
  • A computer with children's programs for fun and learning.
  • Wireless Access (Wi-Fi).
  • Wide variety of programs for children, teens, families and adults.
  • Computer printers - 5 free prints per day.
  • Photocopying machine.
  • Meeting room available for community groups, 80 person capacity.
  • Parking available on-street (metered) and at the nearby West Street Parking Garage.
  • Steps to Applying for a Job Online
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Mon:12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tue:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed:10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thu:12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sat:10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closings schedule

Visit Us

Light Street Branch
1251 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

Contact Us

  • 410-396-1096
  • 410-396-1097 (fax)